Fun in the Sun!

Northern Michigan’s Kayak, Boat & Jet Ski Rental Leader

Sunset Watersports is Traverse City, Michigan’s boat rental leader. Established in 1995, with one jet ski, we have grown to include stand up paddle boards, deck boats, pontoon boats, ski boats and more.

Jet-ski Rentals

Daily or hourly jet-ski rentals will get you out on the water in no time.

Deckboat Rentals

Cruise along the coastline with a deck boat rental that suits your boating style.

Waterski Northern Michigan

Water ski boat rentals for skiing, tubing or wake boarding in Traverse City.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Rent a fishing boat. Drop off at your favorite Northern Michigan lake.

Northern Michigan Rentals

Boat Rentals

We offer the largest selection of boat rentals in Northern Michigan and onsite
maintenance to get you out on the water today!

Equipment Rentals

From standup paddle boards and kayaks to wakeboards and tubes, we’re you’re source for water fun in Northern Michigan.

The Best Traverse City Boat Rental Company

About Sunset WaterSports

Whether you’re looking for a Traverse City kayak rental, stand up paddle board rental, jet ski rental or boat rental, we’ve got something for everyone. Renting a boat or watersports equipment is the perfect way to make your next northern Michigan vacation memorable.

Simply find what you’re looking for on our site and click the “Book It!” button, or contact our reservation department directly.

Additionally, you can always give us a call at 231-932-1800 during normal business hours to speak to one of our staff.

Two Northern Michigan Locations

Sunset Watersports is located west of Traverse City, Michigan on land with boats parked on trailers. For best rates arrange an “Office Carryout” – come and pickup your equipment and take it with you. This not only saves you money, but also allows you to take it to several different lakes, remove it from water for cheaper refueling and more.

Our Locations

With a fleet of over 75 boats and 30 employees in the summer, we are prepared to handle all of your Northern Michigan boat and watersport equipment rental needs.

Sunset Watersports Main Location

231-932-1800

6214 E Traverse Hwy.
(M-72 W)
Traverse City, MI 49684

Downtown Traverse CIty Beach Hut

231-947-2900

883 E Front St.
Traverse City, MI 49686

Explore Nearby Lakes

West Bay

The heart of Traverse City boating fun, extends from Leelanau to Old Mission on West Bay.

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Lake Leelanau

Two lakes meet at the Narrows in the heart of Leelanau county for some beautiful boating.

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Long Lake

A summer retreat with calm waters, islands to navigate and fish to find year-round.

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Glen Lake

M-22 crosses the lake with views of Sleeping Bear Dunes and quaint towns around the bend.

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East Bay

A fisherman’s playground with quiet coves for escaping the wind and relaxing on the beach.

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Torch Lake

The Caribbean stole its colors from the blues and greens of this Northern Michigan gem.

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Lake Michigan

This freshwater coastline defines the northwestern edge of our Great Lakes mitten state.

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Crystal Lake

Crystal blue waters and generations of summer traditions draw locals and visitors each year.

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